EVENTS

EVENTS

Jun
1
Thu
Mark Abercrombie @ Pleiades Gallery
Jun 1 all-day

Pleiades Gallery in Durham will hold a reception for ‘Mark Abercrombie’ a solo exhibit of works by abstract expressionist painter Mark Abercrombie on Friday, June 16 from 6-9 pm. Mark’s show upstairs at Pleiades is on display from June 1 – June 30. In addition, there will be a reception for the exhibit ‘The Music Makers’ by all Pleiades artists which can be seen until July 9.

REX Hospital Open @ TPC Wakefield Plantation
Jun 1 – Jun 4 all-day

Professional golfers from around the world travel to TPC Wakefield Plantation every year to participate in the Web.com Tour’s REX Hospital Open and vie for their coveted PGA Tour card. The tournament’s charitable efforts, coupled with its family and fan-friendly environment, attract thousands of golf fans each spring. In the past 30 years, charity golf has raised more than $9 million for patients, programs and services at UNC REX Healthcare. Funds raised this year will support cardiovascular disease prevention and education at the new North Carolina Heart and Vascular Hospital which recently opened on UNC REX’s main Raleigh campus.

Exploring Sherry Wine Class @ The Granary at Fearrington Village
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We’ve all known it as the drink of choice for our older relatives – Tio Pepe’s Fino, chilled and uncomplicated. These past couple of years, sherry has made such a wonderful comeback, showing savvy drinkers that sherry isn’t past its prime. Olorosos with its wonderful heady nutty aromatics, to a Manzanilla’s apple, almond flavors perfect for sipping alone or for mixing that perfect “welcome, summer” cocktail. How does this fortified wine get such complex flavors? How it is made? Join Beverage Director Paula de Pano as she discusses her favorite fortified wine.
$45 includes tasting plate, wine, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121.

Jun
2
Fri
Mark Abercrombie @ Pleiades Gallery
Jun 2 all-day

Pleiades Gallery in Durham will hold a reception for ‘Mark Abercrombie’ a solo exhibit of works by abstract expressionist painter Mark Abercrombie on Friday, June 16 from 6-9 pm. Mark’s show upstairs at Pleiades is on display from June 1 – June 30. In addition, there will be a reception for the exhibit ‘The Music Makers’ by all Pleiades artists which can be seen until July 9.

Lemurpalooza @ Duke Lemur Center
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Educational activities, food trucks and Duke Lemur Center’s mascot, Maky, welcome lemur enthusiasts of all ages to fundraise for the center’s costs of lemur care, research and conservation as a part of their Adopt-a-Lemur program.

Music on the Plaza: The Beauty Operators @ Northgate Mall
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Northgate’s favorite all-female band is back! The Beauty Operators will rock the stage in a free concert Friday, June 2nd, from 6:30-9pm at Northgate’s Music on the Plaza. Enjoy local eats and drinks from Stuft, Esmeralda’s Café, Randy’s Pizza and Bull City Burger and Brewery. The event is family friendly so bring your chairs and your kids, but leave your coolers and pets at home.

Jun
3
Sat
Mark Abercrombie @ Pleiades Gallery
Jun 3 all-day

Pleiades Gallery in Durham will hold a reception for ‘Mark Abercrombie’ a solo exhibit of works by abstract expressionist painter Mark Abercrombie on Friday, June 16 from 6-9 pm. Mark’s show upstairs at Pleiades is on display from June 1 – June 30. In addition, there will be a reception for the exhibit ‘The Music Makers’ by all Pleiades artists which can be seen until July 9.

Monica Bill Barnes – Museum Workout @ NC Museum of Art
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Co-presented by ADF and the North Carolina Museum of Art, Museum Workout is an experiential piece that blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour. Led by Monica Bill Barnes, her long-time dancing partner Anna Bass, and the company’s Creative Producing Director Robbie Saenz de Viteri, audiences perform choreographed movement as they travel to works of art selected by collaborator Maira Kalman. The first workout of each day and all workouts on Monday, June 5, will take place while the Museum is closed to the public. Limited to 15 participants!

Monica Bill Barnes – Museum Workout @ NC Museum of Art
Jun 3 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Co-presented by ADF and the North Carolina Museum of Art, Museum Workout is an experiential piece that blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour. Led by Monica Bill Barnes, her long-time dancing partner Anna Bass, and the company’s Creative Producing Director Robbie Saenz de Viteri, audiences perform choreographed movement as they travel to works of art selected by collaborator Maira Kalman. The first workout of each day and all workouts on Monday, June 5, will take place while the Museum is closed to the public. Limited to 15 participants!

Monica Bill Barnes – Museum Workout @ NC Museum of Art
Jun 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Co-presented by ADF and the North Carolina Museum of Art, Museum Workout is an experiential piece that blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour. Led by Monica Bill Barnes, her long-time dancing partner Anna Bass, and the company’s Creative Producing Director Robbie Saenz de Viteri, audiences perform choreographed movement as they travel to works of art selected by collaborator Maira Kalman. The first workout of each day and all workouts on Monday, June 5, will take place while the Museum is closed to the public. Limited to 15 participants!

Monica Bill Barnes – Museum Workout @ NC Museum of Art
Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Co-presented by ADF and the North Carolina Museum of Art, Museum Workout is an experiential piece that blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour. Led by Monica Bill Barnes, her long-time dancing partner Anna Bass, and the company’s Creative Producing Director Robbie Saenz de Viteri, audiences perform choreographed movement as they travel to works of art selected by collaborator Maira Kalman. The first workout of each day and all workouts on Monday, June 5, will take place while the Museum is closed to the public. Limited to 15 participants!

Hike NC Guided Hike @ Falls Lake State Rec Area
Jun 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

This spring, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and the North Carolina State Parks continue Hike NC, a series of more than 60 free guided hikes in North Carolina’s state parks and nature preserves. Each hike will be led by the state’s top hiking and nature experts.

 

Monica Bill Barnes – Museum Workout @ NC Museum of Art
Jun 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Co-presented by ADF and the North Carolina Museum of Art, Museum Workout is an experiential piece that blends a choreographed physical workout with a guided museum tour. Led by Monica Bill Barnes, her long-time dancing partner Anna Bass, and the company’s Creative Producing Director Robbie Saenz de Viteri, audiences perform choreographed movement as they travel to works of art selected by collaborator Maira Kalman. The first workout of each day and all workouts on Monday, June 5, will take place while the Museum is closed to the public. Limited to 15 participants!

Wine Tasting @ The Goat
Jun 3 @ 3:00 pm

Visit The Goat for a free wine tasting with Fearrington Sommeliers and the occasional guest! Taste hand-selected red and white wines and ask our sommeliers to help you find a bottle to take home.

2017 Beaver Queen Pageant @ Duke Park
Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Beaver Queen Pageant is Durham’s own special mix of folly, pageantry and humor. Contestants take on beaver personalities and compete for the title of Beaver Queen with their fashion, talent and personality. The theme for the 13th annual Beaver Queen Pageant is ‘Wizard of Gnawz’. Come enjoy the fun at this family-friendly and free event which raises funds for the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association. Vote for your favorite contestants – or bribe a judge – at www.beaverqueen.org. Emcee’d by WUNC’s Frank Stasio, this is a truly weird and delightful Durham experience.